Communist World News

“European day of Anticapitalism,” clashes in Frankfurt

In Europe on April 4, 2012 at 1:49 pm

Brussels, Europe — Libertarian and grassroots leftist organisations throughout Europe in 30 cities partook in the European action day against capitalism. There were demonstrations and rallies in Porto, Lisbon, Madrid, Toledo, Bilbao, Zaragoza, Murcia, Badajoz, Aranjuez, Castro Uridales, Besancon, Bayonne, Utrecht, Frankfurt/Main, Vienna, Modena, Kiev, Ufa, Ljubljana and other Slovenian cities, Zagreb, Athens and Thessaloniki, as well as in the United Kingdom and Poland.

In Frankfurt demonstrators clashed with police officers and are said to have left 15 police officers wounded, one of which seriously. 6,000 protesters are said to have participated in the anticapitalist demonstration on Saturday. A spokesperson of the anticapitalist demonstrators said 200 participated in the clashes that erupted after demonstrators targeted banks with paint bombs.

Elsewhere in Europe no clashes occurred.

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